1873 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Edinburgh Illustrated.
Author : Poe, Edgar, Allan
Title :The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Publisher : Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo, 1873.
Language : Text in English
Size : 6.5 " X 4.5 "
Pages : 208 pages + 16 (catalogue pages)
Binding : Very good full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining) Text within black-ruled borders.
Illustrations : Including illustrations.
Estimate : (USD 100 - USD 200)
The book : Rare and attractive Edinburgh edition of the Complete Poems by Edgar Allan Poe.
The author: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
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